There is a local park we drive through quite often. There are many ducks that winter-over and one Mute Swan.  We’ve been watching this Swan since summer, hoping another would appear.  So far, this one is on its own–aside from all the company it has. On this day, just a few days before Christmas, the […]

A gift for the birds

I received a very special early Christmas gift this year.  My hubby is a metal worker and he handcrafted a beautiful work of art for me…and for the birds. He made a lovely bird bath!  He shaped the basin like a leaf which is held by what resemble the branches of a tree. He cut […]

A Handmade Christmas

Each Christmas I try to include some handmade gifts for my friends and family. This year, I’ve made quite a few crocheted items, so I thought I’d share a few with you–only a few though. I don’t want to ruin any surprises. 😉 A couple of cute little sweaters for a friend’s granddaughter. A pair […]